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    Private Plane Plunges Into World's Largest Lake in Siberia

    Private Plane Plunges Into World's Largest Lake in Siberia (VIDEO)

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    The incident involving a light aircraft occurred near the island of Olkhon in Lake Baikal in Russia's east and reportedly didn't result in any casualties.

    A video from the crash site of the private plane has emerged online. Uploaded by journalist Galina Solonina on her Facebook account, the footage shows the aircraft submerging into the water.

    According to preliminary reports, only a pilot was aboard the plane. The man was reportedly rescued from a wing of the sinking plane. The cause for the crash has yet to be determined.

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    plane crash, Russia, Baikal, Siberia
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